DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. openGauss vs. Oracle vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. openGauss vs. Oracle vs. PouchDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by HuaweiWidely used RDBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score41.38
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.76
Rank#206  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score1260.80
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score3.33
Rank#100  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbgitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
www.oracle.com/­databasepouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbgitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
opengauss.org/­en/­docs/­latest/­docs/­BriefTutorial/­BriefTutorial.html
docs.oracle.com/­en/­databasepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperMicrosoftHuawei and openGauss communityOracleApache Software Foundation
Initial release2014201919802012
Current release3.0, March 202219c, February 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC, C++, JavaC and C++JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesyesyesno
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageANSI SQL 2011yes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleView functions in JavaScript
TriggersJavaScriptyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)Sharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nono infocan be realized in PL/SQLyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more
SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

Navicat for Oracle improves the efficiency and productivity of Oracle developers and administrators with a streamlined working environment.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBopenGaussOraclePouchDB
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
25 November 2016, Tony Branson (guest author)

show all

New kids on the block: database management systems implemented in JavaScript
1 December 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Researchers discover critical flaw in Azure Cosmos DB
27 August 2021, TechTarget

Defender for Azure Cosmos DB Preview Announced by Microsoft
2 March 2022, Redmondmag.com

Xoriant X⋅CELERATE IoT Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace
25 July 2022, PR Newswire

Microsoft Defender for Cosmos DB is Now Available in Preview
3 March 2022, Petri.com

ChaosDB: Infosec bods could pull anyone's plaintext Azure Cosmos DB keys at will from Microsoft admin tools
12 November 2021, The Register

provided by Google News

Take a close look at technology highlights of the 2022 Huawei Developer Competition
16 August 2022, Yahoo Finance

OpenGauss gathers innovative forces to promote breakthrough development for databases
30 December 2021, Global Times

About HUAWEI Open Source
9 February 2022, Huawei

Huawei's Four Open Source Basic Software Projects Infuse Diversified Computing Power into Every Line of Code
12 October 2020, PR Newswire

Huawei is fastest growing cloud provider in APAC, targets Indonesia next
25 May 2022, Tech Wire Asia

provided by Google News

Oracle and Microsoft announce availability of Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure - Stories
20 July 2022, Microsoft

A New Service from the Microsoft and Oracle Partnership: Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure
28 July 2022, InfoQ.com

New Oracle Database Platforms And Services Deliver Outstanding Cloud Benefits
1 August 2022, Forbes

Oracle and Microsoft Rolling Out Database Service for Azure
25 July 2022, Datamation

Happy Birthday Larry Ellison: From Rags To Ultra Rich Co-Founder
17 August 2022, Dazeinfo

provided by Google News

Getting Started with PouchDB Client-Side JavaScript Database
7 September 2016, SitePoint

PouchDB – a CouchDB-inspired Offline Web Database
7 June 2012, InfoQ.com

Synchronizing Offline App Data with PouchDB
25 September 2015, SitePoint

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Azure DevOps Engineer
CTI Consulting, Remote

Azure Developer
TSN Partners, Remote

Technical Support Engineering - Azure Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Charlotte, NC

Support Engineering - Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Issaquah, WA

Application Support Specialist
Stefanini Group, Remote

Oracle Database Administrator
Labcorp, Raleigh, NC

Oracle Database Administrator
Bay State, Raleigh, NC

Jr. Oracle DBA, Database Administrator
Alpha Omega Integration, Rockville, MD

Oracle Database Administrator
ITResonance, Chicago, IL

Oracle Database Administrator
DHL eCommerce, Remote

Sr. Full Stack Engineer
Braid Health, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

The right graph database.
Not a graph add-on.
Free forever.
Start solving today

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Present your product here